Obit: Biddle, Elizabeth (1860 - 1931)
Surnames: BIDDLE WRIGHT ANDERSON LAFLEX EPPERS MCPARLAND FRESE SCHMIDT
----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 03/19/1931
Biddle, Elizabeth (23 JUL 1860 - 9 MAR 1931)
Mrs. Peter Biddle, nee Elizabeth Wright, was born in Illinois, July 23, 1860 and departed this life March 9, 1931 at the age of 70 years, 7 months and 16 days.
She leaves to mourn nine children, three daughters and six sons: Mrs. M. C. Anderson of Abbotsford, Mrs. Lewie LaFlex of Ladysmith, and Mrs. Arnold Eppers of Owen; and John, Peter, George, Charles, Irvan and Sherman, all of Thorp. Also three sisters and two brothers: Mrs. P. McParland of Viola, Mrs. John Frese of Thorp and Mrs. Wm. Schmidt of Rib Lake; John Wright of Duluth, Minn., and Robert Wright of Chippewa Falls. One daughter, Laura, died in infancy. Her husband preceded her in death April 23, 1929.
Mrs. Biddle was one of the earliest pioneer settlers of Thorp. Always a kind and loving mother, she will be sadly missed by her family.
The funeral services were held at the Congregational Church, Rev. Powell of Owen, officiating. Interment following in the Reseburg Cemetery.
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